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Fire1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-11-09 09:46 PM
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57. Good question. Is it supposed to come out of the state
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  -AP: Highlights of Compromise Economic Stimulus Plan flpoljunkie  Feb-11-09 08:28 PM   #0 
  - What happened to the payroll tax reduction for those who do not pay income tax? Hope this is wrong!  flpoljunkie   Feb-11-09 08:38 PM   #1 
  - They get a reduction in medicare and social security tax  Thrill   Feb-11-09 08:44 PM   #4 
  - Do you have any evidence of that?  flpoljunkie   Feb-11-09 08:46 PM   #8 
     - Yes  Thrill   Feb-11-09 08:48 PM   #10 
        - Thanks. Hope that's right. The AP article left that out.  flpoljunkie   Feb-11-09 08:52 PM   #15 
           - AP is not reliable..  Cha   Feb-11-09 09:05 PM   #31 
  - This tax relief is going to be done through the the payroll tax  Still Sensible   Feb-11-09 09:22 PM   #44 
  - I'm glad the cobra provison got added back in  Windy   Feb-11-09 08:41 PM   #2 
  - I am sorry, but -  DURHAM D   Feb-11-09 08:41 PM   #3 
  - The bigger picture is you have to hire workers to do it  Thrill   Feb-11-09 08:44 PM   #5 
  - So let Time Warner hire workers and pay for them -  DURHAM D   Feb-11-09 08:47 PM   #9 
     - Obama wants to create jobs. Thats the most important thing  Thrill   Feb-11-09 08:49 PM   #13 
        - I did not say move to the city - I said move to town.  DURHAM D   Feb-11-09 08:54 PM   #16 
           - I live in Charlotte, NC. The largest city in the state  Thrill   Feb-11-09 08:59 PM   #25 
  - No, this is in the bill because it's needed  TayTay   Feb-11-09 08:46 PM   #6 
  - I own a business - I have DSL.  DURHAM D   Feb-11-09 08:48 PM   #11 
  - So because it works for you, it should work for everyone?  TayTay   Feb-11-09 09:01 PM   #27 
  - They can all move to the city.  globalvillage   Feb-11-09 08:48 PM   #12 
     - ROFL !!  firedupdem   Feb-11-09 09:30 PM   #49 
  - Increased broadband service to people in the country is an excellent idea..  spin   Feb-11-09 09:05 PM   #33 
  - Your article is off point.  DURHAM D   Feb-11-09 09:18 PM   #41 
     - High speed internet access is a must...  spin   Feb-11-09 10:32 PM   #68 
  - No it's not.  Dappleganger   Feb-11-09 09:44 PM   #56 
  - Right  Abq_Sarah   Feb-11-09 10:13 PM   #66 
  - This Bill is a Liberal's dream  Thrill   Feb-11-09 08:46 PM   #7 
  - What a bunch of waste, I have supported the President  doc03   Feb-11-09 08:51 PM   #14 
  - "The infrastructure is why I supported it and it ends up being only 20% of the bill." What?  ProSense   Feb-11-09 08:54 PM   #17 
  - Its actually only 17% of the bill. eom  DURHAM D   Feb-11-09 08:56 PM   #20 
  - No, it isn't n/t  ProSense   Feb-11-09 08:57 PM   #21 
     - That's right, Infrastructure spending is only 5.8% of the $789 billion stimulus.  flpoljunkie   Feb-11-09 09:02 PM   #29 
        - I was actually referring to stimulus spending. In any case,  ProSense   Feb-11-09 09:05 PM   #34 
        - Self-delete.  flpoljunkie   Feb-12-09 07:01 AM   #72 
        - Lawmakers:Bill includes $150 billion in public works projects for transportation, energy, technology  flpoljunkie   Feb-12-09 08:57 AM   #74 
  - How you figure that one? n/t  doc03   Feb-11-09 08:58 PM   #23 
  - Its not - this is a mess. eom  DURHAM D   Feb-11-09 08:55 PM   #18 
  - This is not the bill we would have if we had a filibuster proof Senate. It's far from perfect.  flpoljunkie   Feb-11-09 08:55 PM   #19 
  - LOL  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 08:58 PM   #24 
  - He promised the tax cuts for two years and then  doc03   Feb-11-09 09:06 PM   #35 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-11-09 09:13 PM   #39 
  - If I had my way nobody would get a tax-cut  doc03   Feb-11-09 09:27 PM   #46 
     - Is this satire? Seriously, that is really pathetic.  Zynx   Feb-11-09 09:28 PM   #47 
     - He Never Promised That  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 09:30 PM   #48 
     - He never never promised that? He repeated it over and over  doc03   Feb-11-09 09:41 PM   #53 
        - He Promised A Tax Cut AND HE DELIVERED IT  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 09:42 PM   #54 
           - Here you go, that was easy,  doc03   Feb-11-09 09:52 PM   #61 
              - So?  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 10:00 PM   #63 
                 - Emergency Stimulus Bill, LOL This is the  doc03   Feb-11-09 10:04 PM   #64 
                    - Put Up Or Shut Up  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 10:07 PM   #65 
     - As you pointed out upthread, most of the Republicans voted against this bill as it is.  SemiCharmedQuark   Feb-11-09 09:31 PM   #50 
     - Under that logic  Abq_Sarah   Feb-11-09 10:15 PM   #67 
  - No spending ever simply just evaporates with no impact unless it is spent overseas.  Zynx   Feb-11-09 09:26 PM   #45 
  - In my opinion I don't think there should have been any tax-cuts  doc03   Feb-11-09 09:17 PM   #40 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-11-09 09:32 PM   #51 
        - I wanted a real stimulus package that actually produces  doc03   Feb-11-09 09:49 PM   #59 
           - After this I feel I can't trust this President to do what's needed. He has lost a lot of my support"  ProSense   Feb-11-09 09:51 PM   #60 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-11-09 09:56 PM   #62 
  - You don't believe unemployment benefits do anything?  Zynx   Feb-11-09 09:01 PM   #28 
  - Why not just extend the un-employment in a separate  doc03   Feb-11-09 09:11 PM   #36 
     - It saves jobs by making consumption higher than it otherwise would be.  Zynx   Feb-11-09 09:20 PM   #42 
     - Because It's A STIMULUS Bill  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 09:37 PM   #52 
  - You do know that those "hand outs" have an even greater stimulus effect than infrastructure?  Oak2004   Feb-12-09 02:48 AM   #71 
  - Correct me if I'm wrong, but it seems that most of the state money was restored?  bluestateguy   Feb-11-09 08:58 PM   #22 
  - Yes it was but I believe Obama had to give up some of his middle class tax cuts to do it.  Kdillard   Feb-11-09 09:00 PM   #26 
  - That's fine  bluestateguy   Feb-11-09 09:04 PM   #30 
     - Agreed!  Dappleganger   Feb-11-09 09:47 PM   #58 
  - Yes. The Senate had cut it to $39 billion from the House $79 billion. Compromise is $54 billion.  flpoljunkie   Feb-11-09 09:05 PM   #32 
  - Thanks for the info. Glad to see the funding for education  Fire1   Feb-11-09 09:13 PM   #37 
  - Thanks for the info. Glad to see the funding for education  Fire1   Feb-11-09 09:13 PM   #38 
  - Where is all the money for so called green energy projects  doc03   Feb-11-09 09:22 PM   #43 
  - Good question. Is it supposed to come out of the state  Fire1   Feb-11-09 09:46 PM   #57 
  - It's in the article:  Patsy Stone   Feb-12-09 12:08 AM   #69 
  - 17. billion for rail and transit is fantastic!!  liskddksil   Feb-11-09 09:43 PM   #55 
  - Glad to see the $20 billion to increase food stamp benefits by 14% - wish it were more. n/t  AtomicKitten   Feb-12-09 12:42 AM   #70 
  - $5 billion in aid to states is barely a drop in the bucket  depakid   Feb-12-09 07:41 AM   #73 

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